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  1. Sargent charged in child sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Potomac Local

    At approximately 5:30AM on May 14, 2015, Manassas City Police Investigators, in conjunction with the Northern Virginia-District of Columbia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations arrested a man who responded to an undercover advertisement looking for persons willing to travel to Manassas to have sexual contact with juveniles. Investigators identified Walter SARGENT of 1401 N Rhodes St #304, Arlington, VA 22209 as a suspect after he responded to an undercover Investigator on Craigslist on April 29th about having sexual relations with a fictitious 12-year-old male.

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  2. Ita s becoming cooler to call yourself a liberal,a and it has a lot to...Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Washington Post

    For the first time since Gallup began tracking it in 1999, there are now as many Americans who describe their views on social issues as "liberal" as there are who describe them as "conservative." It's been a long and slow crawl, but Americans have steadily become more liberal on social issues without much interruption -- except for a brief dip when President Obama first took office in 2009.

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  3. Woman, 31, fatally shot in Northwest, DCRead the original story

    58 min ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    A homicide is under investigation after a 31-year-old woman was found suffering from gunshot wounds in Northwest, D.C. Monday night, police said. Woman, 31, fatally shot in Northwest, DC A homicide is under investigation after a 31-year-old woman was found suffering from gunshot wounds in Northwest, D.C. Monday night, police said.

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  4. Faith Anxiety and Adoptions by Same-Sex CouplesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Texas Monthly

    Although public support for adoptions by same-sex couples has increased at a faster pace than same-sex marriage, anxiety by social conservatives and faith-based adoption agencies also has risen as the U.S. Supreme Court comes closer to ruling on whether gay marriage is a constitutional right. Faith-based adoption agencies in other states have shut down rather than place children with same-sex couples.

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  5. D.C. ranks high on family-friendly policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Working parents face a lot of challenges trying to juggle jobs and family responsibilities. But a new ranking puts the District of Columbia near the top of a list of states with policies that are friendly to families.

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  6. Brokerages Expect Genesis Healthcare to Post $0.10 EPSRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Shares of Genesis Healthcare have been given a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 from the five brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company.

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  7. Pcmag LG G4 Sweepstakes RulesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

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  8. Millions Likely to Drop Obamacare if Subsidies Fall: WSJRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    The affordability of health insurance - both for those who receive federal subsidies and those who do not - hinges greatly on the outcome of the Supreme Court's looming decision about whether it's legal to provide subsidies to residents in 37 states that didn't set up their own healthcare exchanges. A swath of Americans who earn too much to qualify for government subsidies have been forced to find other ways to cut corners to afford coverage, according to The Wall Street Journal, which reports that those who purchased silver and bronze individual plans on the exchange in 2010 and 2012 have seen premiums and out-of-pocket payments jump between 14 percent and 28 percent.

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  9. Macy's Receives BBB Credit RatingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Macy's has earned a "BBB" credit rating from Morningstar . The firm's "BBB" rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk.

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  10. National Spelling Bee gets underway TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 10News

    An eighth-grader from Earl Warren Middle School in Solana Beach will begin competing in the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee Tuesday in National Harbor, Maryland. Oona Mary Nikko Flood and the 284 other spellers will take a 26-question computer-based spelling and vocabulary test at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

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  11. No Improvement in U.S. Economic Confidence Index, Now at -9Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Gallup.com

    Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index registered -9 for the week ending May 24, two points lower than the previous week . This reading remains lower than scores in the first four months of 2015, but is still much higher than what Gallup has found over most of the previous seven years.

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  12. Arrest made in fatal stabbing of man, 24, in NE, DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Police are investigating a homicide after a 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Northeast, D.C. Friday afternoon, Metropolitan police said. Arrest made in fatal stabbing of man, 24, in NE, DC Police are investigating a homicide after a 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Northeast, D.C. Friday afternoon, Metropolitan police said.

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  13. Spicy Tequila Mango Smothered Burritos Arrive at QdobaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    New menu addition joins Qdoba's classic Mango Salad and Mango Salsa as part of the brand's limited-time, summer lineup )--This summer, ignite your taste buds with Qdoba's new Spicy Tequila Mango Smothered Burrito, which debuts today along with the return of two seasonal favorites, Qdoba's classic Mango Salad and Mango Salsa. Amping up Qdoba's summer menu lineup, the Spicy Tequila Mango Smothered Burrito combines the sweet taste of mangos and fiery heat of habanero with a hint of zesty lime and tequila flavor to unleash the ultimate mashup to guests.

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  14. Get Ready for a New Energy CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    Adoption of the International Energy Conservation Code varies by state. Some states have very old, or no, energy codes on the books, while only two have adopted the 2015 version.

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  15. Arts roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    Every year they publish a special report on museum attendance, this year's special section was published in April. This article summarizes the findings and conclusions.

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  16. AvalonBay Communities (AVB) - Research Analysts' Recent Ratings ChangesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Zacks' analyst wrote, "Helped by higher revenues, AvalonBay Communities' first-quarter 2015 funds from operations per share of $1.88 came a nickel ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.83 and 14.6% ahead of the prior-year quarter figure of $1.64. Core FFO per share rose 7.4% year over year to $1.75 for the quarter.

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  17. Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for DaVita HealthCare PartnersRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    They now have a $91.00 price target on the stock. 5/12/2015 - DaVita HealthCare Partners had its "market perform" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein.

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  18. CareFirst Hack Affects 1.1M UsersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    Health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, a company covering customers in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, has been hacked and over 1 million customers are caught in the fray. The sophisticated cyberattack gave bad actors unauthorized access to a CareFirst database.

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  19. DANB Updates State Resources for Dental AssistantsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. has updated its online search-by-state map with the latest state dental assisting requirements. The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. has updated the "Meet State Requirements" section of its website with the latest state dental assisting requirements.

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  20. Federal Lawmakers Pressing DEA to Speed Up Marijuana ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | High Times

    Federal lawmakers are looking to expedite the approval process for marijuana research. Earlier last week, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a measure that would force the Drug Enforcement Administration to develop accelerated procedures for researchers seeking permission to study cannabis.

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